Complete short works for prepared piano
Format: double CD
Genre: Compositional Form
The complete short prepared piano works collected on 2-CDs. John Cage's works for prepared piano expose his earliest experimentations in finding new and exotic sounds.
Brief and attractive, they are among his most accessible work. This release marks the first time all of his short works for prepared piano have been made available in one set. All the prepared piano works are included aside from the magnum opus, Sonatas and Interludes. Pianist Philipp Vandr´e has recorded Sonatas and Interludes for Mode (mode 50) to great critical acclaim, including the recommended performance of the piece from Gramophone Magazine. Liner notes by Cage scholar James Pritchett.
Cat. number: mode 180-81